Police say the seizure of heroin may have reduced or even eliminated accidental overdoses.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – A man is behind bars after Scott Township Police say authorities seized roughly $15,000 worth of heroin.

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Paris Henderson is accused of delivering nearly 4,000 heroin stamp bags into Scott Township.

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Police say the investigation into Henderson began in June after a resident alerted police about suspicious activity.

“This seizure very well may have reduced or even eliminated accidental overdoses in our community,” police wrote on Facebook.

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Henderson was booked into the Allegheny County Jail on drug delivery-related charges.